Press Release for Immediate Release – 25th May 2020
Confirmation of venue for Carlow County Council Meetings
Carlow County Council will hold its June Meetings in the George Bernard Shaw Theatre in Visual to allow all elected members, officials and members of the media to attend while maintaining social distancing guidelines.
The AGM and June Meeting will be held on 8th June 2020 with councillors gathering to vote in a new Cathaoirleach and Leas-Cathaoireach for the year ahead.
Outgoing Cathaoirleach of Carlow County Council , Cllr. John Pender said “today we held a quorum meeting in County Buildings to allow for the amendment of standing orders to change the venue for Council Meetings to George Bernard Shaw Theatre in Visual” , Pender continued to say “over the past number of months the elected members have been briefed on an ongoing basis on the operation of the Council and the support being given to the communities of Carlow since the restrictions of Covid-19” , Pender concluded by saying “I’d like to thank the front line workers in Carlow County Council who have played their role during this crisis”
Commenting on the move to Visual , Kathleen Holohan , Chief Executive of Carlow County Council said “I’d like to thank our corporate affairs section and the team at Visual for working together to ensure that we could continue to host our full Council Meetings with representation from the media and the required members of the executive team”.